Follow TV Tropes


Shout Out / The Heroes of Olympus

Go To

  • Jason suggests Leo jump off a building and yell "Flame on!"
  • When trying to snap her cabinmates out of Drew's mind control, Piper unwittingly ends up mind-controlling them herself while trying to affirm their independence. It almost sounds like she's trying to tell them that they're all individuals.
  • Iris owns a shop with the acronym R.O.F.L whose workers are called ROFLcopters.
  • Whilst working on the Argo II, Leo complains about the samophlange.
  • Advertisement:
  • The name "Perry" getting mentioned in the scene with Phineas.
  • Frank mentions in Mark of Athena that he saw a TV show where they proved that Archimedes' Death Ray couldn't have worked.
    • Nike apparently watches the same show. In Blood of Olympus she called Leo's bluff, saying that a TV show proved Archimedes' Death Ray couldn't have worked.
  • In The Demigod Diaries Leo starts singing the theme song of Psych.
  • While fighting the eidolodons, Leo says "One basketball to rule them all."
  • Bacchus incorrectly refers to Jason Grace as John Green.
  • Bacchus said he fought alongside Harry Cleese/Heracles/Hercules
  • While steering the Argo II, Coach Hedge starts to sing the Pokémon theme song, except replacing Gotta Catch Them All with Gotta Kill Them All.
  • In Mark of Athena, Tiberinus and Rhea Silvia appear as "Audrey Heburn and Gregory Peck". Percy mistakes them as the actors from Mad Men.
  • Kymopoleia uses a kind of shallow pan to create sea storms. When it isn't in use, she uses its straps to wear it across her back "Captain America-style."
  • Advertisement:
  • While Percy and Annabeth are shrouded in the Death Mist, he thinks that he doesn't want to die looking like extras from The Walking Dead.
  • Rupert Holmes' "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)" is the song playing in the elevator in The House of Hades.
  • One of Leo's rejected topics for small talk is whether or not Percy saw the last episode of Doctor Who.
  • When Nike orders the heroes to fight one another, Leo says that they're not going to "go Hunger Games on each other."
  • Coach Hedge calls the flaming ghost of a monk "Burning Man."
  • Leo calls Apollo "Music Man."
  • Leo also calls Percy Aquaman.
  • Leo is described as having pointed ears and at one point hears his father referred to as Vulcan. He says he doesn't like that show.


How well does it match the trope?

Example of:


Media sources: